An Algorithm for Segmentation of Connected Speech
Smoothing and differencing operations on the digitized acoustic waveform generate parameters which are used to determine whether the characteristics of the sound are changing or similar; parts that possess similar parameters are grouped together to form sustained segments and parts that possess changing parameters form transitional segments, resulting in the segmentation of connected speech into parts approximately corresponding to phonemes.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.